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Pottermore Sorting Hat Trivia Questions & Answers

Pottermore Sorting Hat Trivia Questions & Answers

Our favorite character (or thing?) Charmed Sorting Hat is a character or thing we love from the Harry Potter series. This hat is perceptive and places new students at Hogwarts in one of the four schools houses – Gryffindor Slytherin Hufflepuff or Ravenclaw. The Sorting Hat is one the most clever enchanted objects wizards and witches will ever encounter.

It contains the intelligence of all four founders. It is fascinating in its ability to speak, and it will amaze you with its intelligence. This quiz will test your knowledge of Pottermore Sorting Hat Trivia questions and answers. It is designed to challenge all Potterheads who want to prove that they are Harry Potter’s biggest fan. Let’s see how many you and your friends can score perfect on the Pottermore Sorting Hat Quiz

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Pottermore Sorting Hat Trivia Facts

  • After much thought, the idea for a Sorting Hat was born. JK Rowling initially imagined a complex, Heath Robinson-like machine that could do all sorts of magical things. However, he eventually made a decision.
  • The idea to place four statues of the founders in the Entrance hall was born. Students flocked to them as they watched, while school staff watched.
  • Even short straws were considered by her. She blessed us with her witty personality of the sorting cap at the end.
  • It is almost a thousand years old.
  • Every year, The Sorting Hat sings a new anthem.
  • The Sorting Hat is based on Legilimency, which is the same power to penetrate minds as Dumbledore and Voldemort.
  • The Sorting Hat is well-known for never admitting to having made a mistake while Sorting students
  • A squib in Harry Potter is someone who is not from a magical line but is born with supernatural abilities. This means they cannot attend Hogwarts, or participate in the Sorting ceremony.
  • Pottermore claims that Angus Buchanan, a Scottish squib, managed to sneak into Hogwarts in 1858. He grabbed the Hat from the front of the queue and rammed it onto the boy’s head. While acknowledging the boy’s good nature, the Sorting Hat gently refused to Sort Angus because of his apparent lack of magic ability.
  • On the screen, the hat sounds more chatty than it does in the books. The hat muffles slowly in books so that the child who is wearing it can understand it, but it makes its thoughts known to the entire room.
  • K. Rowling confirmed that the Sorting Hat talks to Hogwarts students when it speaks from the founders.

Sorting Hat Character’s Trivia Questions and Answers


Q. What are the founders’ names?

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Godric Gryffindor, Rowena Ravenclaw, Helga Hufflepuff, and Salazar Slytherin.

Q. When deciding Harry Potter’s house which two houses was the hat confused about?

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Gryffindor and Slytherin

Q. When choosing Hermoine Granger’s house what was the other option that Sorting Hat had in mind, besides Gryffindor?

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Ravenclaw.

Q. Which Hogwarts founder did the Sorting Hat originally belong to?

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Godrick Gryffindor.

Q. How many of the Sorting Hat’s songs has Harry ever listened?

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3 ballads, because the boy wizard is often missing at the start of the opening banquet due to extracurricular tomfooleries.

Q. Where did Neville Longbottom want to be sorted?

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Hufflepuff

Q. Where did the Sorting Hat place him?

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In Gryffindor.

Q. Which house did the Sorting House place Harry’s son Albus Severus Potter in?

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Slytherin!

Q. Who can pull out the sword from the hat?

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Trustworthy and capable Gryffindors in need.

Q. In the series, how many people got the sword from the hat?

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2 wizards, Harry Potter and Neville Longbottom.

Q. According to Albus Dumbledore, the Sorting Hat made a mistake of putting Snape in Slytherin. Which house did he think Snape was most suited in?

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In Gryffindor for his loyalty and bravery.

Q. When did the Sorting Hat give Harry Potter the sword?

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In the Chamber of Secrets to fight the basilisk.

Q. When did the Sorting Hat help Neville Longbottom by giving him the sword?

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When Neville refused to join Voldemort during the Battle of Hogwarts.

Q. Which qualities did the Sorting Hat suggest Harry possessed of a Slytherin?

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Cunningness and determination.

Pottermore Sorting Hat Trivia Questions & Answers


Q. Can the sorting hat respond to the thoughts of the wearer?

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Yes.

Q. Which actor is the voice of the Sorting Hat?

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Leslie Phillips.

Q. What other power does the sorting hat possess other than sorting wizards and witches into their houses?

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Ability to summon the sword of Gryffindor.

Q. In which books was Harry not physically present during the Sorting Hat’s songs?

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In books two, three, six and seven.

Q. How many founders did the sorting hat have?

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Four.

Q. Which books are the songs of the Sorting Hat mentioned?

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In Harry Potter and the Sorceress’ Stone, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.

Q. How many movies have included the songs of the Sorting Hat?

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None of the movies.

Q. What is it called when the Hat struggles to determine which house is the best fit for a student?

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The child wearing the hat is known as a “Hatstall”.

Q. What is Ron’s theory about how the Sorting Hat spends its free time?

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By writing songs for the next year’s orientation ceremony.

Q. How many mistakes have the Sorting Hat made?

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None JK Rowling told in an interview, though she revised her statement later to Only 7.

Q. What is the colour of the hat?

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Brown.

Q. What is the song that the Sorting Hat sings at the Sorting ceremony of 1991?

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”Oh you may not think I’m pretty, but don’t judge on what you see, I’ll eat myself if you can find a smarter hat than me.”

Q. Where is the Sorting Hat usually kept?

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In the Headmaster’s office.

Q. When was the Sorting Hat made?

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In 993 AD, Founder’s era.

Q. How much time does the Sorting Hat take on a wizard or a witch to call them a ‘Hatstall’?

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Around 5 minutes.

Q. What can the Sorting Hat provide magically pulled at time of need?

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A sword.

Q. Who did this sword belong to?

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Godrick Gryffindor.

Q. When does the Sorting Ceremony take place?

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In September, start of each year

Q. Where does the Sorting Ceremony take place?

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In the Great Hall. 

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